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Redskins' RGIII Expected In Game Against Eagles

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Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III looks good to go. The Skins' star had a full practice yesterday for the second straight day as the team prepares for this week's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

"I like what I see," says Coach Mike Shanahan. "If there is no setback, he should be ready to go."

Griffin missed last Sunday's win over the Cleveland Browns with a sprained right knee. Coaches and doctors were eager to see how the knee would respond after going through a full practice on Wednesday, but Griffin again looked smooth on the field as stretched and went through drills.

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Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

Lucas is the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which runs the National Book Awards. Her priority? Inclusivity: "Everyone is either a reader or a potential reader," she says.
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The Shocking Truth About America's Ethanol Law: It Doesn't Matter (For Now)

Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
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The Latest on the Military, Political and Humanitarian Crises in Syria

Russia continues airstrikes in Syria. Secretary Kerry meets with world leaders in an attempt to resolve the country’s five-year civil war. A panel joins Diane to discuss the latest on the military, political and humanitarian crises facing Syria.

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Twitter Tries A New Kind Of Timeline By Predicting What May Interest You

Twitter has struggled to attract new users. Its latest effort at rejuvenation is a new kind of timeline that predicts which older posts you might not want to miss and displays them on top.

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